Turkmenistan, Turkey sign intergovernmental agreements
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, March 1/Trend, H. Hasanov /
Turkmenistan and Turkey have signed a package of intergovernmental agreements after negotiations at the highest level in Ankara, an official Turkmen source said on Thursday.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov paid an official visit to Turkey after re-election as Turkmen president on Feb.28-March 1. He met with Turkish President Abdullah Gul during his visit.
The bilateral document signing ceremony took place at the Cankaya Palace.
The signed documents include: Agreement on cooperation between the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkmenistan and the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey; the Protocol between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of Turkey on cooperation in archive business; An agreement on technical cooperation in the water sector between Turkmenistan and Turkey; Agreement between the Government of Turkmenistan and the Government of Turkey on cooperation in combating serious crimes, particularly terrorism and organized crime; An agreement on judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters between Turkmenistan and Turkey; Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between the Institute of International Relations of the Turkmen Foreign Ministry and the Diplomatic Academy of the Foreign
Ministry of Turkey; and the Protocol between the State Committee for Tourism and Sport of Turkmenistan and the Turkish Agency for Cooperation and Coordination under the Turkish Prime Minister on the project "Organization of training programs for advanced training aimed at tourism development in Turkmenistan."